Volunteer Webinars

Best Practices for Translating Documents

Presenters:

  • Marissa Jennings, Professional Translator and RAICES Volunteer
Marissa Jennings is a professional translator and RAICES volunteer. In this webinar, she discusses the Do’s and Don’ts of translating documents, best practices for document translations, and resources she finds beneficial for both professional and volunteer translators. Viewing is open to everyone, but we especially recommend this video for those interested in or a part of our Translation Team.


Immigration 101 Webinar

Presenters (in order of appearance):

  • Spencer Baldacci, Community Volunteer Coordinator
  • Julia Valero, Legal Pro-Bono Coordinator
  • Phil Davies, Immigration Attorney
  • Mauricio Pena, Staff Attorney

Immigration 101 briefly covers the history of Immigration in the US, the current climate of immigration, policies that are negatively affecting migrant populations, as well as what immigration looks like in the time of COVID-19. The purpose of this presentation is to give you a basic understanding of the immigration system and its current status. This presentation is recommended for individuals who do not have a strong knowledge of the U.S. immigration system.


July 2020 Update on the U.S. Immigration System

This webinar is a follow-up to our webinar titled, Immigration 101. Staff Attorneys give an update on what has changed in the last 4 months regarding the U.S. Immigration System including: how COVID-19 is affecting persons migrating to the U.S., what DACA looks like now, the status of MPP (Remain in Mexico Policy).
We recommend this webinar for ages 13 and older. No prior knowledge of the U.S. Immigration system is needed.

Presenters (in order of appearance):

  • Spencer Baldacci, Volunteer Engagement Manager
  • Mauricio Pena, Staff Attorney
  • Phil Davies, Immigration Attorney